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As COVID cases rise, some guidance and reminders

As the state of Florida sees increased cases of COVID-19, unfortunately so does UF. At present, approximately 100 UF employees are currently being withheld from work due to having tested positive for COVID-19 or as the result of being a close contact of someone who has. UF encourages all its employees to get vaccinated. Vaccinated […]

UF and UF Health mourn the passing of Dr. Leon Haley

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., MHSA, CPE, FACEP, CEO of UF Health Jacksonville and dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, passed away unexpectedly last Saturday. Haley, 56, was a strong, inspirational leader and beloved son, father, friend and colleague. In addition to serving as CEO and dean, Haley was a UF professor […]

Parkinson’s outreach to African American community to expand

A team led by UF neurologist Irene Malaty, M.D., was awarded a Parkinson’s Foundation grant to fund Parkinson’s disease outreach to the African American community in Alachua County. The new grant will enable the team to launch outreach efforts, including in-person and virtual programs and educational materials, to help reduce the disparity in Parkinson’s disease […]

New mixed-use biotech living community planned in Alachua

A new mixed-use development coming to Alachua will feature a 420-acre research community that aims to serve not just the employees who work there, but other community members as well. The project is located adjacent to Progress Corporate Park and neighbors Sid Martin Biotech, UF’s tech incubator. A mix of single-family homes and multi-family housing […]

With cases on the rise, vaccinations critical to slowing spread of COVID-19

With cases of COVID-19 on the rise again throughout Florida, faculty, staff and students are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated if they have not already done so. While the Delta variant appears to be more contagious — affecting between two to three times the number of those who come into contact with someone who is […]

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